This impressive 12 x 12 book of 184 stunning color portraits and text by award-winning documentary photographer Alison Wright with a foreword by Pico Iyer, is a testament to the connectedness of the universal human spirit. Alison received the Dorothea Lange Award in Documentary Photography for covering child labor in Asia and is a two-time recipient of the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award. She travels the globe collecting captivating images for humanitarian organizations and publications such as National Geographic books and magazines, Smithsonian, Outside and Time. Warmth, dignity and grace emanate from the eyes of monks and geishas, nomads and cowboys, tribal warriors and inspirational icons like His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi. From Asia to Africa, to the Middle East and back, this book celebrates the tapestry of humanity in all its diversity and splendor.
|Publisher:||Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||12.10(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Alison Wright, a New York-based editorial and social documentary photographer and writer, has spent a twenty-five year career capturing the traditions and changes of people and cultures throughout the remotest regions of the world.